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Dr. David Becker Shares ‘Medical Mystery’ Diagnosis of Patient with Congestive Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction

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David Becker, MD, FACC, Director of the Preventive and Integrative Heart Health Program at the Temple Heart and Vascular Institute, shared the story of a patient who recently visited due to shortness of breath and swollen legs. After some tests, the patient was diagnosed with congestive heart failure (CHF) with preserved ejection fraction. Dr. Becker lamented that while there are now medications to treat the condition, they remain expensive. The “Medical Mystery” was featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer.